Abuse is the improper use of something and unjust or corrupt practice. Abuse can occur at any age and gender to anyone and from any walk of life. It can take the form of physical battery, emotional bullying, psychological oppression, sexual abuse, or neglect. Abuse by which means the improper or excessive use of treatment as for example – Drug abuse, Physical maltreatment – sexual abuse.
There are many different types of abuses and they all result in behavior towards a person that intentionally harm such abuses are –economic abuses, sexual abuse ,physical abuse ,verbal abuse ,emotional abuse, academic abuse etc. Abuse harms as example of academic behavior – Making fun of you for studying too much. It really disappoints a student to read properly. Another example of verbal abuses is degrading you in front of friends and family. I think it creates a bad impact for that person.
So abuse means to inflict physical or emotional mistreatment or injury on purposely or through negligence or neglect and often on a regular basis.